Healthy Food Connect: Food Systems
Many people in Benalla have trouble buying healthy affordable food. Why is this so?
Poor Transport to shops
“Food deserts” where food is not available in a 500m walking distance
Expensive food: See how much does it cost for healthy food?
Benalla Health and Benalla Rural City Council are working together change our local food system.
What have we done?
Map of where to buy fruit and vegetables
Benalla Food Security Network http://www.benallahealth.org.au/CommunityHealth/HealthPromotion-479/BenallaFoodSecurityNetwork-481)
Benalla Fruit and Vegetable boxes (link to new page)
Benalla Grow Your Own (Link to new page)
Kathryn McQualter, Dietitian
Benalla Community Health